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Film Review: Disaster L.A. (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: After a meteor shower strikes Los Angeles, toxic smoke is released across the city causing people to physically change and become violent. A small group of survivors plans to vacate the city by heading to the coast. REVIEW: I think most horror fans can agree that there is nothing worse than watching a boring horror film. Watching a ‘trashy, …

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Film Review: 30 Nights Of Paranormal Activity With The Devil Inside The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: After a stint in a psychiatric hospital, a young woman returns to the house where her father killed the entire cast of The Artist during his exorcism. REVIEW: It is almost impossible to imagine that you would ever remember the Scary Movie franchise with fondness but that is exactly what I found myself doing while watching 30 Nights Of …

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Film Review: Repo Man (1984)

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SYNOPSIS: “Frustrated punk rocker Otto quits his supermarket job after slugging a co-worker, and is later dumped by his girlfriend at a party. Wandering the streets in frustration, he is recruited in the repossession of a car by a repo agent. After discovering his parents have donated his college fund to a televangelist, he joins the repossession agency (Helping Hand …

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Film Review: Hanger (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: Pulled into this world to take you out! A horrifying tale of revenge…beginning with a back-alley abortion and ending with a bloodbath so vicious that it brings a new meaning to “an eye for eye”. From pimps to dealers, from hookers and junkies…”Hanger” washes the filth away with their own blood, cleaning the streets and making way for the …

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Film Review: Goth Kill: The Soul Collector (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: “When Catholic Priest and Inquisitor Nicholas Dread finds out that innocents are being burned as witches he decides to do something about it. Unfortunately for him, his superiors don’t agree and he’s burned at the stake alongside two women he forced confessions from. While dying, Nick curses god and makes a pact with Satan to reign over his own …

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Film Review: The Dungeonmaster (1984)

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SYNOPSIS: A demonic wizard challenges a modern-day computer programmer to a battle of technology vs. sorcery, with the programmer’s girlfriend as the prize. REVIEW: “The Dungeonmaster” bears the creation date of some of the cheesiest films in horror, 1984. You might have missed this one as its worn a few different names over the past. Listed as “Ragewar“, it’s also …

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Film Review: Tin Can Man (2007)

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SYNOPSIS: Recently dumped by his girlfriend for another man, working in a job he hates, things could be better for Peter. One night, while he is alone in his apartment, there is a knock at the door. His life will never be the same again. REVIEW: Sometimes there are movies that you are forced to watch, but know you will …

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Film Review: All Night Long 3: The Final Chapter (1996)

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SYNOPSIS: Kikuo, a socially inept teenager, has a fascination for carnivorous plants and the minutiae of human waste. He works in a love hotel, cleaning up the filth left behind after every quickie. His isolation is reinforced by the perverse behavior of his workmates, and he soon begins to fixate on an attractive stranger. As he habitually collects her trash, …

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Film Review: Ghost Tour (short film) (2015)

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SYNOPSIS: November 30, 1973: After the final ghost tour at a museum with a legendary dark past, veteran docent Richard Sawyer experiences his first real encounter with the paranormal. REVIEW: More short films, kiddies! Today we have GHOST TOUR from Mainframe Pictures and written/directed by Erik C. Bloomquist. Our story takes place in the fall of 1973. Curator Richard Sawyer …

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Film Review: Dislandia (short film) (2005)

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SYNOPSIS: A disturbing observance of Lindsey, a child existing in an indistinguishable time and place, haunted by surrealist visions. REVIEW: Dislandia is a short film (just about 30 minutes long) written and directed by artist Brian M. Viveros. It can be found in the Cult Epics “Cinema of Death” collection alongside short films by Nico B., Bogdan Borkowski, and Olivier …

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Film Review: Messiah (short film) (2015)

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SYNOPSIS: A young woman’s seemingly normal day turns on end when she involuntarily finds herself in the middle of a dark secret. REVIEW: Another short film, kiddies. This time we have MESSIAH from Marked House Pictures, written by Justin J. McCoy and directed by Mark Grabianowski. This film is a debut in horror for both gentlemen and is Mr. McCoy’s …

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Film Review: Grotesque Fantasies (2003)

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SYNOPSIS: A disfigured feature documentary on true independent cinema. Seldom seen, this film was designed to showcase various guerilla filmmakers. Originally created to be released with the original cut of Mordum, it goes into great depth on set and behind the scenes to reveal the truth. Early Bloody Fun Productions films Sorry and The Kranny are featured. Several artists are also …

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Film Review: Troll (1986)

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SYNOPSIS: A wicked troll king in search of a mystical ring that will return him to his human form invades a San Francisco apartment complex where a powerful witch lives. REVIEW: The 1980’s positively erupted with a mini-monster craze: Gremlins, Ghoulies, Critters, the Gate, and of course, Troll. Looking at this movie with modern eyes causes one to reflect on …

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